Approximately ten "mini-grants" of up to $500/each will be awarded during both the fall and spring semesters in order to support Scholar-Citizen learning activities and projects for not just courses but also for co-curricular programs that complement the Scholar-Citizen learning outcomes and/or program goals. These grants can helps students with projects and events that engage students with community and societal issues. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis while funds last.
This program is at George Mason University. Recruitment for the 2013 Social Innovation Program has begun! Our first, early deadline for the program will be January 31, 2013! Register online.
Over the past few years, multiple RU students have participated in this program. SIP is the premier model for educating our next generation of social entrepreneurs. SIP brings together 25 undergraduate and graduate students for an intense summer institute in the DC Metro Region. Over the five weeks of the program, our cohort of 25 students will:
- Attend classes taught by 30 Guest Faculty
- Be mentored by 3 seasoned social entrepreneurs
- Complete 15 consulting projects for local organizations
Finding a Job in the Non-Profit and Public Sector
Learning from Alumni
We have 16 alumni working in either the non-profit/philanthropy or government/public administration sectors who have volunteered to offer RU students career advice. Visit Hire A Highlander online to learn more about these alumni and the 100 other alumni in other career fields.
The Urban Fellows Program is sponsored by The City of New York and administered by the Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS). The program is designed to introduce America's finest college students and graduates to local government and public service. The application deadline is quickly approaching and we hope to recruit the best students in the nation who are passionate about public service.